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Julius Malema: “Indians see Africans as sub-human”

Julius Malema’s racially charged remarks have been met with mixed reactions. On the one hand, his party, the Economic Freedom Fighters, claimed his comments addressed racial challenges in the country, especially in KwaZulu-Natal. The Democratic Alliance, on the other hand, felt that Malema was using his leadership carelessly to strain racial relationships that have been decades on the mend.


Mauritius ranked Africa’s most peaceful country, and The Gambia records largest improvement

Mauritius has been ranked in the top 20 of the world’s most peaceful countries in the 2018 Global Peace Index (GPI). In the 12th edition of the Index, Mauritius was ranked number 20 out of 163 countries. On the continent Botswana came second, and ranked 29 globally. Sierra Leone was ranked (35), Madagascar (38), Ghana (41), Namibia (43), Malawi (44) and Zambia (48) respectively on the Global Index.

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Asamoah Gyan is the first player to score in nine major international tournaments

The contestation and valid claim that Asamoah Gyan and not Cristiano Ronaldo is the first football player to score at nine major international tournaments has sparked heated debate on social media. Gyan was the first player to reach the mark in 2015, but that fact is not widely known. The debate raises the question: Why do Africans, and the media not celebrate their own?